Department of Counseling
School of Professional and Applied Psychology
The Department of Counseling houses the Master of Science (MS) in Mental Health Counseling program. This program offers a dynamic curriculum designed to prepare counselors
to work in the mental health field or to pursue doctoral study in psychology and counseling.
Our students are trained to work in a variety of clinical settings with a focus on
cognitive behavioral approaches, empirically based assessments and treatments, consultation,
interprofessional collaboration, advocacy, individual and cultural diversity, and
serving the underserved.
At PCOM, counseling graduate students focus on understanding the whole person in a
manner that is consistent with the osteopathic philosophy of the university. Our faculty
includes highly credentialed and respected practitioners and scholars in the specialties
of counseling and counselor education who mentor students and provide a collaborative